Career Opportunities
Secondary Math and Science (Biology, Earth Science, AW Math, Foundations of Math, and Pre-Calculus Teacher - 1.0 FTE Temporary
Job Code: 2723178
School District #44 (North Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Aug 10, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Mountainside Secondary
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2019
End Date:  December 31, 2019 or earlier/later, depending on return of incumbent
Salary:  Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement
Job Description & Requirements


Secondary Math and Science (Biology, Earth Science, AW Math,  Foundations of Math, and Pre-Calculus) Teacher


FTE:                                            1.0 Temporary

Location:                                    Mountainside Secondary School

Start/End Dates:                        Start September 1, 2019 / End December 31, 2019 or earlier/later, depending on return of incumbent

Salary:                                        Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement


The successful candidate will be teaching adapted Science and Math courses at the Senior Level. Courses will be self-paced and will include Science 10, Earth Science 11, Biology 11, Apprenticeship and Workplace Math10/11, Foundations of Math 10/11, and Pre-Calculus 11. Classes will be composed of a broad range of learner profiles and ministry designations, which include complex behavioral, learning, social, emotional, and mental health challenges and curriculum will have to be adapted and individualized based on student needs. The successful applicant will also be required to actively case manage 12-14 students, create and maintain Individual Education Plans, liaise with community supports and families, and engage in the Special Needs designation process. This position is also responsible for a mental health literacy program called Self-Efficacy, targeting self-advocacy and mental wellness.



  • A Bachelor of Education Degree (Secondary) specializing in Science and/or Math.

  • Successful experience teaching adapted Science and Math courses at the senior secondary level, in a self-paced, individualized environment for struggling students with complex learner profiles

  • Evidence to support previous experience in integrated case management, IEP creation and management, Ministry of Education Special Needs Designation process, and supporting youth with complex mental illnesses

  • Evidence of experience working collaboratively with Ministries of Health, and Children and Family Development

  • Intimate familiarity with all Graduation Programs, and evidence to support experience in academic advising for each

  • Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Training

  • Training in Collaborative Problem Solving



  • Completion of, or Course-work towards, a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology or Special Education

  • Inclusive/special education and/or counselling experience an asset.



  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively.

  • Strategies to identify learning difficulties and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.

  • Demonstrated successful experience supporting the success of all learners in an inclusive environment.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Excellent oral communications, written communication, and group facilitation skills.

  • Superior work ethic and social emotional competencies, excellent reflective judgment, and commitment to building effective learning communities.

  • Comprehensive understanding of curriculum.

  • Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning.

  • Ability to positively influence instruction, curriculum, assessment, and social-emotional learning practices in a collaborative environment.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.

  • Willingness to be involved in professional development, with an ongoing commitment to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to enhance the school as a learning community.


  • Possession of a BC Teaching Certificate

  • Membership in the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.

  • A member of the North Vancouver Teachers’ Association and the BC Teachers’ Federation.


Earnings range from $46,091 - 89,018 per annum for full time work (pro-rated for part time), depending on the TQS category and experience level of the teacher. 

Teachers are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package including:

 medical, dental, and extended health plans;

 group life insurance benefits;

  • teachers’ pension;
  • extended health benefits for dependents of deceased employees;
  • accidental disability insurance;
  • salary indemnity plan benefit;
  • supplemental employment benefits on maternity leave;
  • employee and family assistance programs.


NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who possess the required qualifications as mentioned above will be contacted. Due to a high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of applications. 


To apply:

  • Click 'Apply Online' to sign in/register
  • Apply to this job posting
  • Check your 'Job Application Log' to confirm you successfully applied.